Penfolds Thomas Hyland Chardonnay 2011, Adelaide, South Australia

Chardonnay Chardonnay
South Australia, Australia

$19.95 (611228)

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Ripe melon, yellow plum, banana and toast aromas on the nose. Smoke and toasty notes encircled by ripe, bright fruit on the palate. An easy-drinking and very food-friendly Aussie Chardonnay with the oak, fresh acidity and fruit playing off each other well. Pair with barbecued pork or butter-brushed prawns. (VINTAGES panel, May 2012)
88 pts
3
July 21, 2012
Penfolds

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A demure but focused Chardonnay with a progressive style. Judicious use of oak, a dry finish and solid acidity makes...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Dry, fruity, notably minimally oak-influenced, with marked, tight acids on the palate - a distinctively fresher and...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This wine breaks the traditional mold of Australian chardonnay. It’s not the least overblown and oaky/ It is...

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